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Mini DA42 AES42 Powering Box with Cable


Mini DA42 AES42 Powering Box with Breakout Cable

397.00 ex vat 476.40 inc vat


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Mini DA42 Powering Unit

The Mini-DA42 serves for powering digital microphones (especially the SuperCMIT) and for converting their output signals to analog. It allows the operation of digital microphones with devices which only offer analog inputs.

Inputs: AES42, Mode 1 (XLR-3F, 110 Ohms, black label)

Outputs (available through included Sub-D breakout cable):

  • AES3 (XLR-3M, 110 Ohms, blue label)
  • 2 × analog (XLR-3M, yellow and red label), balanced, referring to ground, maximum cable length: 300 m

Indicators: Green LED for power; red LED for "unlocked" (turns off when a digital microphone is connected and the circuitry of the Mini-DA42 locks on to that signal).

Power: DC 12 - 18 V / 200 - 500 mA, available through included AC adapter PSD DC with HIROSE plug.
Operation is also possible with other AC adapter models or batteries / rechargeable batteries.

Dynamic range of the Mini-DA42: 112 dB (A, RMS), >98dB (CCIR, q-peak)

Dynamic range of the SuperCMIT with the Mini-DA42: >107 dB (A, RMS), >96dB (CCIR, q-peak)


NOTE: It is much cheaper to buy the Microphone and accessory as a package. Click Here then select from product options




Sampling rate 192 kHz max.
Dynamic range 112 dB (A, RMS), >98 dB (CCIR, q-peak)
Frequency range 2 Hz - 20 kHz (-1 dB)
THD+N -95 dB @ 1 kHz
Sensitivity typ. 140mV/Pa at the analogue outputs measured with SuperCMIT2U
Max. output level 14.5 dBU @ 0 dBFS
Current consumption 200 mA (SuperCMIT included)
Dimensions 84 × 84 × 34
Weight 173 g (6.1 oz)


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